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And last Empress Wan Jung's 1938 Packard 180


Mike DeTorrice
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To go along with Rich's last emperor car from Signature, they also produced this really nice '38 Packard 4 door sedan that was made for last Empress Wan Jung (presumably Henry's wife) It features right-hand drive and, other than that and the gold insignia on the front bumper, could easily appear to be a standard 1938 Packard 180.

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Thanks for posting those pics, Mike. I don't think I ever saw this car before. It makes a nice stable mate for Pu-Yi's limo.


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Mike, can you post a closeup of the front bumper. I'd like to see what that medallion looks like.


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Mike DeTorrice
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Rich, here's a close up of the medallion on the Packard 180's front bumper :

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@mikedetorrice Thanks, Mike. I have no idea what that's supposed to represent. It looks Mayan. LOL


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@mikedetorrice Thanks, Mike. I have no idea what that's supposed to represent. It looks Mayan. LOL

It does have that look. It also perhaps looks a bit Egyptian and I think it's been described as wings. Maybe it has something to do with the gal whose car it actually was.

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@mikedetorrice  Henry's wife The Empress was very, very popular and musically talented; so much so in fact, that there was a rock band and their signature dance named after her........I'm almost positive.


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@mikedetorrice  Henry's wife The Empress was very, very popular and musically talented; so much so in fact, that there was a rock band and their signature dance named after her........I'm almost positive.

Ummm, do you mean the rock band "Wang Chung" ? I don't think that name was connected to the Empress in any particular manner.

 


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@mikedetorrice  Henry's wife The Empress was very, very popular and musically talented; so much so in fact, that there was a rock band and their signature dance named after her........I'm almost positive.

Ummm, do you mean the rock band "Wang Chung" ? I don't think that name was connected to the Empress in any particular manner.

 

My bad....you're right Mike!  "Everybody Wan Jung tonight.......everybody have fun tonight!" Laugh Wink  


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